Definition of Canna. Meaning of Canna. Synonyms of Canna

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Definition of Canna

Canna
Tous-les-mois Tous`-les`-mois", n. [F., all the months, i.e., every month.] A kind of starch with very large, oval, flattened grains, often sold as arrowroot, and extensively used for adulterating cocoa. It is made from the rootstocks of a species of Canna, probably C. edulis, the tubers of which are edible every month in the year.
Canna
Canna Can"na, n. [It.] A measure of length in Italy, varying from six to seven feet. See Cane, 4.
Canna
Canna Can"na, n. [L., a reed. See Cane.] (Bot.) A genus of tropical plants, with large leaves and often with showy flowers. The Indian shot (C. Indica) is found in gardens of the northern United States.

Meaning of Canna from wikipedia

- Canna (or canna lily, although not a true lily) is a genus of 10 species of flowering plants. The closest living relations to cannas are the other plant...
- Canna may refer to: Australia Canna, Western Australia, a locality in the Shire of Morawa Italy Canna, Calabria, a comune in the Province of Cosenza Cannae...
- Canna indica, commonly known as Indian shot, African arrowroot, edible canna, purple arrowroot, Sierra Leone arrowroot, is a plant species in the family...
- Canna coccinea is a species of the Canna genus, belonging to the family Cannaceae. A native of northern Argentina., it was introduced in England from South...
- Canna tuerckheimii is a species of the Canna genus, belonging to the family Cannaceae. Its specific epithet tuerckheimii commemorates Hans von Türckheim...
- Imatto-canna (also written Imatto canna or Jamatto canna) was a false ****anese syllabary reported by the German traveller Engelbert Kaempfer in his book...
- Canna (Scottish Gaelic: Canaigh; Eilean Chanaigh) is the westernmost of the Small Isles archipelago, in the Scottish Inner Hebrides. It is linked to the...
- Canna discolor also known as Achira in Colombia is a species of the Canna genus, belonging to the family Cannaceae, found naturally in the range from...
- Georgia O'Keeffe made a number of Red Canna paintings of the canna lily plant, first in watercolor, such as a red canna flower bouquet painted in 1915, but...
- Canna compacta Roscoe is a species of the Canna genus, belonging to the family Cannaceae, distributed between the south of Brazil and northern Argentina...
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